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Berkley Mark, President

OFFICERS

President   Berkley Mark
 Vice President   David Donaldson 
  Secretary/Treasurer   George Pawley 
 Farm Bureau Women's Chair   Jackie Mark 
 Young Farmer Chair   Byron Amburgey 

 

DIRECTORS

Art Amburgey   Mt. Sterling Jerry Long   Mt. Sterling 
 Robert Amburgey   Mt. Sterling Barry McCoy   Jeffersonville
 Adrian Arnold   Mt. Sterling Shirley McCoy    Jeffersonville
OH Caudill   Mt. Sterling John Mahler    Mt. Sterling
Byron Craycraft   Mt. Sterling  William Reffitt   Mt. Sterling 
Barry Follett   Mt. Sterling Danny Townsend   Jeffersonville
Mike Gabbard   Mt. Sterling Roger Wilson   Mt. Sterling

KFB Spotlight

Getting a Look at Agriculture, Outside the US: Seeing Argentina agriculture gives Kentucky farmers a new appreciation here, at home.
April 5, 2019
Getting a Look at Agriculture Outside the US:  Seeing Argentina agriculture gives Kentucky farmers a new appreciation here, at home

Sometimes, the best way to see more clearly, and perhaps appreciate more, a specific issue that is close to home, is to observe if from a different perspective, in a different place.  

Staying out of the Weather: Compost bedded pack barns could eliminate some wintertime hassles
April 4, 2019
Staying out of the Weather:  Compost bedded pack barns could eliminate some wintertime hassles

Since the end of last December, several head of a beef cattle herd on the David and Mollie Appelman / ATM Farm, were kept in a compost bedded pack barn throughout the winter months, rather than out in the wet winter weather. The idea led to dryer feeding conditions, less water/waste run-off, easier working conditions, and happier cows. 

Down the Backroads: Be thankful for that tractor on the road
April 4, 2019
Down the Backroads: Be thankful for that tractor on the road

Being lucky enough to live in a rural area, I have grown accustomed to my farm neighbors and their implements moving back and forth on our roads. In fact, I have gone along for a ride or two with them, on occasion.